A wonderful hour and a half in which we discuss how to establish if a game is "designable" and, how to start designing it. And then set insane timelines for playtest drafts.
What a joy!
Not to be Controversial (apparently) but a part of sex positivity is stressing that it is ok, normal, and healthy to not want sex or have no desire for sex just as much as it is normal, ok, and healthy to want or have a desire for sex.
the biggest disservice cyberpunk as a genre did was make dystopia look cool, rather than what it is - crushing, suffocating, and boring as hell.
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Satire is when you replicate the logics of power in a way that lampoons power. Replicating the logics of power in a way that lampoons the downtrodden is just regular, old violence.
Language is important. It's not easy when writing code articles to pay attention to all the little details, but words like "simple" "easy" or "obviously" might make the reader feel uncomfortable if they don't succeed in this easy task.
I used "you just have to" a lot 😶
Easy ways to make your descriptions more inclusive:
🔹️ men and women ➡️ people
🔹️ both genders ➡️ all genders
🔹️ opposite gender ➡️ different gender
🔹️ brothers/sisters (if uncertain) ➡️ siblings
🔹️ he/she, his/her (if uncertain) ➡️ they, their
Today is "Cinnamonroll day" in Sweden.
No, I don't know why or when this happened and it sounds like a "We need to sell more cinnamon rolls!" holiday.
That said I noticed the people that DO "celebrate" it are mostly people new to Sweden - and I can get why. It's tricky AF to get into a new society, Swedes are also very excluding and hard to reach so any formal, or formalized, kind of social or common event is attractive as a gangway into the society.
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